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Flying Tigers group readies C-47 for Chinese museum

Article | Apr 27, 2016

A Flying Tigers historical group plans to fly a C-47 like those that flew the Hump from Australia to a Chinese museum dedicated to the Flying Tigers on the site of one of its former headquarters.

Club Spotlight

Article | Apr 26, 2016

The Trojan Phlyers is like no other flying club in the world. It's not actually a club: It's a subchapter S corporation with eight partners that own two North American T-28Bs.

Pearl Harbor prepares for transition

Article | Apr 20, 2016

An aviation museum at the heart of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, is being studied in detail to reconstruct the Day of Infamy, bullet by bullet.

FAA begins vetting B-29 'Doc'

Article | Mar 09, 2016

The FAA begins the airworthiness certificate process March 14 in Wichita for the B-29 bomber named "Doc."

Warbird community mourns two

Article | Feb 08, 2016

Jeff Pino, who led Sikorsky from 2006 to 2012, and Nicholas Tramontano, also a warbird owner and pilot, had departed Stellar Airpark in Chandler, Arizona, for a sightseeing flight Feb. 5 in Pino's vintage P-51 Mustang, which crashed and burned for unknown reasons.

'Doc' out in the cold and hail until 2016

Article | Dec 21, 2015

Doc, the friendly Boeing B-29 Superfortress that is primed and ready for its first flight—and even has the funds to do it—must spend winter outside its former hangar.

Budget-friendly aviation gift guide

Article | Nov 18, 2015

The holiday season is here, and there are a variety of aviation-oriented gifts to keep pilots happy and safe without breaking the budget of friends, loved ones, or fellow pilots.

'A once-in-a-lifetime experience'

Article | Nov 08, 2015

As the rumble of the North American B-25 Mitchell’s radial engines filled the air, now Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Dick Cole stood unassuming in the open bay of AOPA’s National Aviation Community Center.

B-29 'Doc' gets flight test funding

Article | Oct 26, 2015

Doc, the Wichita-based Boeing B-29 Superfortress in restoration, has received funding needed for flight testing through a Kickstarter campaign. The only thing needed now is warm weather.